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Members of ICON Greece participated in Youth Exchange organised by Tenerife Solidarity in Spain in February 2019. The Spanish Red Cross and Tenerife Solidariry organised an exchange on how to enhance volunteering at schools and youth communities.

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Members of ICON Greece were invited for an Erasmus Youth Training Course in July 2018 in Lithuania. The course was about Digital Learning both as a professional opportunity and as a tool for personal development.

Members of ICON Greece presented their experiences and practices on how to exploit digital learning for youth and adult trainees. The Training Course included session on recognition of non formal learning that insiperd our participants for their future plans. Also, there was a workshop on how to improve your skills as “digital immigrants” to be able to communicate with “digital natives” of the youth generation.

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Cultural field trip of school groups in the Medieval city of Rodos. ICON Greece organised tours by using smart phones for the navigation around the city. Students liked the tour because it was not a boring tour according to their evaluation afterwards. Students were able to move around and to follow their own route of exploration.

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ICON Greece together with Shelter NGO in Portugal organised a Training Seminar on “Augmented Reality Games” for Youth Workers in May 2016 in Lisbon.

The seminar included

a) theoretical background on digital tools and augmented reality. Youth workers had practice on digital applications that can guide them to create augmented reality games without advanced ICT skills

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A youth exchange about religion and diversity in Rodos. Members from different European organisations visited churches in Rodos Greece and compared religious elements. It was interesting that all participants showed respect to other groups religion and wanted to learn more about each others faith.

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Members of ICON Greece visited Riace global village, where about 3.000 refugees reside in an almost abandoned village. ICON Greece was invited by NGO Darsana Terranga which has affiliates with local authorities and residents. The visit in Riace and the working meetings with partners were the most interesting and challenging projects ICON Greece implemeted.

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